Data 2 share

MTN Data 2 Share is a service that allows you to share data bundles, that you purchase, with other MTN customers.​

Overview

MTN Data 2 Share is a service that allows you to share data bundles, that you purchase, with other MTN customers. This service is only applicable to Prepaid and MyChoice customers.

How to use

Simply dial *111*2#, select option ‘5‘ and follow the instructions.

FAQs

Q: Who can register for the service?

All MTN prepaid and hybrid/MyChoice customers.

Q: How does the service work?

MTN Data 2 Share allows you to share your data bundle with another MTN number.

Q: How do I utilise the service?

Simply dial *111*2# and then select the Data 2 Share option

Q: Is data share free?

A transaction fee of K0.22 only will apply when you transfer data to another MTN number.

Q: How much data can I share per transaction?

A maximum volume of 1024 MB (1GB) per transaction is transferrable

Q: Am I able to re-share the data that I have received?

You are not able to share received data, however you are still able to share data that you have purchased on your own.

Q: How many times can I share data?

You can share data up to five times per month.

Q: What happens if I have more than one data bundle?

You will receive a list of all the available bundles on the menu which will allow you to choose which bundle to share from.

Q: Am I able to receive data if I have more than one data bundle?

Yes, you will be able to receive and check the data balance on your number. The total available data will be displayed when you check your data balance.

Q: What is the validity of the bundle shared?

The received bundle is valid for seven days.

Q: Is there any difference between sharing a once-off and a recurring bundle?

Whether you receive data from a once-off or recurring data bundle, all data received becomes once-off on the recipient’s end.

Q: What content do I see in the sharing history?

In the history, you will see the transaction number, the mobile number and the date.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The MTN Data 2 Share service is available to all MTN Zambia pre-paid and MyChoice, once-off or recurring data bundle customers.
  2. Customers can share the data through USSD short code and self-care with other pre-paid or MyChoice customers (recipients).
  3. A Customer (donor) with multiple data bundles is able to choose the bundle from which he/she wants to share data, from their list of purchased bundles.
  4. The data received by a recipient will have a 7-day validity period.
  5. A customer can share data with multiple people (recipients).
  6. The data shared is not transferable; that is, it cannot be shared with another person.
  7. The current data bundle prices apply on all data bundles during the period of this promotion.
  8. This service is open to all MTN Zambia prepaid data bundle subscriptions.
  9. The shared data bundles cannot be used while roaming.
  10. The shared data bundles will be used up first before any other applicable data bundle.
  11. Upon expiry/depletion, a customer will be charged from their main wallet or normal data bundle.
  12. Customers can check their balance via *114#.
  13. The recipient can receive data from multiple data bundles of one, or multiple donors.
  14. The consumption of the data received will depend on expiry of the received data. The one expiring earlier should be consumed first.
  15. A customer is able to share both once-off, and recurring data bundles. In case of recurring bundles, when shared, they become once-off.
  16. A customer who has received data is able to purchase his/her own data bundle and can share this with other customers.
  17. The maximum number of transactions is five transactions per customer every 30 days.
  18. All home data plans are excluded from data sharing.
  19. There is no limit to data volume that can be shared.
  20. A customer can check their received data balance by dialling *114#.


MTN Data 2 Share is a service that allows you to share data bundles, that you purchase, with other MTN customers. This service is only applicable to Prepaid and MyChoice customers.


Simply dial *111*2#, select option ‘5‘ and follow the instructions.


Q: Who can register for the service?

All MTN prepaid and hybrid/MyChoice customers.

Q: How does the service work?

MTN Data 2 Share allows you to share your data bundle with another MTN number.

Q: How do I utilise the service?

Simply dial *111*2# and then select the Data 2 Share option

Q: Is data share free?

A transaction fee of K0.22 only will apply when you transfer data to another MTN number.

Q: How much data can I share per transaction?

A maximum volume of 1024 MB (1GB) per transaction is transferrable

Q: Am I able to re-share the data that I have received?

You are not able to share received data, however you are still able to share data that you have purchased on your own.

Q: How many times can I share data?

You can share data up to five times per month.

Q: What happens if I have more than one data bundle?

You will receive a list of all the available bundles on the menu which will allow you to choose which bundle to share from.

Q: Am I able to receive data if I have more than one data bundle?

Yes, you will be able to receive and check the data balance on your number. The total available data will be displayed when you check your data balance.

Q: What is the validity of the bundle shared?

The received bundle is valid for seven days.

Q: Is there any difference between sharing a once-off and a recurring bundle?

Whether you receive data from a once-off or recurring data bundle, all data received becomes once-off on the recipient’s end.

Q: What content do I see in the sharing history?

In the history, you will see the transaction number, the mobile number and the date.


  1. The MTN Data 2 Share service is available to all MTN Zambia pre-paid and MyChoice, once-off or recurring data bundle customers.
  2. Customers can share the data through USSD short code and self-care with other pre-paid or MyChoice customers (recipients).
  3. A Customer (donor) with multiple data bundles is able to choose the bundle from which he/she wants to share data, from their list of purchased bundles.
  4. The data received by a recipient will have a 7-day validity period.
  5. A customer can share data with multiple people (recipients).
  6. The data shared is not transferable; that is, it cannot be shared with another person.
  7. The current data bundle prices apply on all data bundles during the period of this promotion.
  8. This service is open to all MTN Zambia prepaid data bundle subscriptions.
  9. The shared data bundles cannot be used while roaming.
  10. The shared data bundles will be used up first before any other applicable data bundle.
  11. Upon expiry/depletion, a customer will be charged from their main wallet or normal data bundle.
  12. Customers can check their balance via *114#.
  13. The recipient can receive data from multiple data bundles of one, or multiple donors.
  14. The consumption of the data received will depend on expiry of the received data. The one expiring earlier should be consumed first.
  15. A customer is able to share both once-off, and recurring data bundles. In case of recurring bundles, when shared, they become once-off.
  16. A customer who has received data is able to purchase his/her own data bundle and can share this with other customers.
  17. The maximum number of transactions is five transactions per customer every 30 days.
  18. All home data plans are excluded from data sharing.
  19. There is no limit to data volume that can be shared.
  20. A customer can check their received data balance by dialling *114#.